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FH under the bar – Intermediate

9:11 am
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FH under the bar – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Control, Placement

Bar is set on the coach’s side. Coach throws balls to the deuce side. Kid hits forehands under the bar. The goal in this exercise is to learn how to hit the balls low over the net and with less spin. By performing this drill kids learn how to be more offensive and how to hit balls with different trajectories.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve DEUCE T and FH CC FH IO

10:26 am
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Serve DEUCE T and FH CC FH IO

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Pattern

– Player serves to the T from the deuce side
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand cross court
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with forehand inside out
– The goal is to learn how to connect serve with the forehand strokes in a tactical pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice approach shot DL from the alley

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BH slice approach shot DL  from the alley

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Moving forward, Dynamic balance

– Coach feeds a ball to the ad side doubles alley
– Player hits backhand slice approach shot down the line on the run and moves to the net
– The goal is to learn how to transition to the net in the most effective way while dealing with a difficult alley ball

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead jump back and recover

12:23 am
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Overhead jump back and recover

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Control, Hit while moving back

– Coach stands close to player
– Player stands between the cones
– Coach throws balls behind the player
– Player jumps back, hits overhead and recovers between the cones
– The goal is to learn how to hit overhead while jumping back

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD Wide and FH IO FH II

9:12 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve AD Wide and FH IO FH II

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Player serves wide from the ad side
– Coach feeds 2 balls to the ad side
– Player hits forehand inside out and forehand inside in after the serve
– The goal is to build the tactical pattern that uses the wide serve to open the court and finish the point with 2 precise forehand strokes

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH back leg weight

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BH back leg weight

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Weight transfer,

– Player puts the body weight on the back leg
– Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side
– Player hits backhand without moving the feet
– The goal is to learn how to hit backhand stroke with the weight on the back leg. This skill is necessary while dealing with deep and fast balls

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand Backhand 3 control 1 open – Intermediate

8:54 am
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Forehand Backhand 3 control 1 open

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

Coach feeds random balls. Child hits 3 shots back to the coach and 1 ball to ad side. By performing this drill child improves consistency, placement, control, and change of directions. All these aspects are important to play successfully in tennis.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH high volley

12:04 pm
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FH high volley

 

 

Objectives: High volley, Technique

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach throws high ball to the forehand side
– Player takes the racquet up and hits high forehand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD T and BH CC BH DL

4:30 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve AD T and BH CC BH DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Player serves to the T from the ad side
– Coach feeds 2 balls to the ad side
– Player hits backhand cross-court and backhand down the line after the serve
– The goal is to build the tactical pattern that uses the T serve and puts the opponent on the run by placing 2 balls into different corners

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH slide back

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FH slide back

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Sliding

– Player stands behind the baseline
– Coach feeds the ball deep to the forehand side
– Player quickly moves back, slides and hits forehand
– The goal is to learn how to slide back while dealing with deep balls

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH regular FH drive air

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BH regular FH drive air

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Control

– Coach throws the ball to the ad side
– Player hits regular backhand stroke
– Coach throws shorter ball to the deuce side
– Player moves in and hits forehand drive in the air
– The goal is to hit alternate shots after the bounce and in the air

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD and FH all court

7:49 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve AD and FH all court

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Forehand

– Player serves from the ad side
– Coach throws random ball to the deuce or ad side
– Player has to take the next ball with forehand stroke
– The goal is to react quickly after the serve and hit the forehand as a first shot

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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